'Prayers'

The Courage to Sleep

By Stanley Hasegawa On that day, when evening came, Jesus said to his disciples, “Let’s go across to the other side of the lake.” So after leaving the crowd, they took him along, just as he was, in the boat, and other boats were with him. Now a great windstorm developed and the waves were [...]

My Mansion

By Marijo Phelps Ah, my Father it is difficult to wait For the house we are building to be finished But so much more for those I love To come to Your gate And ask Jesus to be their Lord. Sometimes the desert Would turn to windswept years Were it not For the indestructible sterling [...]

It’s Now or Never, Yet the Father Waits

By Stanley Hasegawa All of life takes place in the present. We can’t live in the past. We can’t live in the future. What is true of life in general is also true of obedience in particular. We can only obey God or not obey God right now, in this present time and circumstance. We [...]

The “INS” And “OUTS” Of Effective Prayer

By Dr. Chas Brothers Many are the people I see that do not know how to effectively pray. Many prayers, rather than coming from a contrite or broken heart, come from the precepts of men rather than from God with the help of the Holy Spirit. When I was a young child of about 6 [...]

Are You Hearing from God?

He Knows Exactly What You Need to Hear Does your prayer time seem a little lack-luster on occasion? I know mine does. God wants to hear from us. He expects us to show up and delights in the minutes we give solely to him. But once in a while it starts to feel a bit [...]

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